For preschoolers, understanding the religious significance and implication of Easter is difficult. For them, Easter is only recognized as a festival - a celebration, during which people rejoice and make merry. Toddlerhood is the growing age of kids. It is during this time that they actually start developing, be it physically, emotionally or even mentally. Preschoolers love creating and experimenting new things at this age and preparing crafts turns out to be their favorite past time. In the following lines, we have provided some very easy crafts that would make any preschoolers hop up and down with egg-citement, this Easter.
Preschool Craft Ideas For Easter
Thumb Bunny Card
Are you looking for some craft ideas for preschool kids? Go through the article, to know some preschool craft for Easter.
Preschool Easter Crafts
- White Acrylic Paint
- Paper Plate
- Colored Card Stock
- Black and Pink Markers
- Using a paintbrush, paint a thin layer on a paper plate. This would serve as an ink pad.
- Now, instruct your preschooler to dip one of his thumbs in the paint and print it by pressing the thumb hard, in the middle of the card. This impression would serve as the head of the bunny.
- As for the ears, let the infant dip his thumb one more time in the paint. However, while pressing the thumb on paper, make sure he presses only half of his thumb, to make a long, skinny shape.
- Once the paint dries, give him a black marker and ask him to draw two eyes and a pair of whiskers.
- With the help of pink marker, ask him to add the nose of the bunny.
- When the bunny is ready, ask the preschooler to write ‘Happy Easter’, along side the bunny.
- The cute thumb bunny card is ready!!
Baby Food Jar Bunny
- Baby Food Jar
- Cotton Balls
- Wiggly Eyes
- Pom-Pom (big and small)
- White/ Pink Pipe Cleaner
- Acrylic Paint (white or pink)
- Paint the lid of the jar with the pink acrylic paint. Once you have painted it, let it dry.
- In the meantime, let the preschooler wrap the baby food jar with cotton.
- Now, instruct him to glue wiggly eyes, small pom-pom - as nose and the big pom-pom - as the tail.
- As for the ears, hot glue the pipe cleaner to the lid.
- Lastly, keep one piece of cotton in between the ears.
- The baby food jar bunny is ready!!
Easy Sponge Painted Eggs
- Hard Boiled Eggs
- Acrylic Craft Paints (assorted colors)
- Household Sponge
- Paper Towel
- Small Bowl of Water
- Egg Holder/ Empty Egg Carton
- Easter Grass
- Instruct the preschooler to wet a household sponge in water.
- Once the sponge is completely wet, let him/her squeeze out the sponge so that the water completely drains out.
- Now, cut the sponge into small pieces.
- Take the acrylic paint and squeeze small amounts out of each different color paints.
- Place the egg holder or the empty egg carton upside down, so that the preschooler can keep the eggs on it, after painting them.
- Tell him to pat a sponge piece in one color.
- Dab it on a paper towel so that the excess paint is removed.
- Holding the egg in one hand let him/her dab the sponge on the egg.
- Instruct the kid to paint as much of the egg as he/she can and place it down on the egg holder, to dry.
- Repeat the process for each of the eggs. Make sure the kid uses a different color each time.
- With the help of a paint brush, paint white dots over the egg, to make a design.
- When one side of the egg has dried, paint the other side as well and keep it on the holder or carton to dry.
- Now, all you need to do is fill a bowl with Easter grass and arrange the eggs on top of it. The sponge painted eggs are ready!!!